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Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon
Thursday, January 30, 1941
BOA RDM AN NEWS
4-H Dinner Enjoyed
By Boardman Folk
By MRS. CLAUD COATS
Mrs. Earl Getchell, nee Doris
Hood, is spending a few days with
i her parents here. She has been living
Irl Clary Named
By ELSA M. LEATHERS
A number of the grade school
girls took part in the 4-H program
at Heppner, Saturday. All the mem-
p -mr 1 l A TT X X UOUill, II ajllia liCl Ilia!
pins from Mr. Seymour, state 4-H . , '
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Miss Esther Nickerson is here vis
iting her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Barlow and
Carma, Mrs. J. F. Barlow, Mrs. Claud
Coats and Echo Coats spent Satur
day afternoon in Pendleton on bus
iness. Miss Essie Jones accompan
ied them home to spend Sunday
with her mother, Mrs. Blanche
Jones. Essie is now employed in
At the second party in the series
of Pinochle parties being held in
the grange hall on Thursday nights,
Mrs. Lawton Hamblin and Mr. Rus
sell Miller won high scores. Conso
lation was won by Mrs. Elvin Ely
and Mr. Glen Mallery.
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Buffington of
Portland spent the week end visit
ing Mrs. Buffington's sister and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Healy.
A 4-H banquet was held in the
school cafeteria Saturday evening
with a large crowd present. Later,
in the auditorium, talks were given
by H. C. Seymour, state 4-H leader,
and C. D. Conrad, county agent.
The Irrigon 4-H members were
guests of Boardman for the eve
ning. Mrs. Hazel Stutte of Portland ar
rived Friday to spend a few days
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nick
Faler. In honor of her daughter,
Mrs. Faler entertained Mr. and Mrs.
D. F. Ransier, Mrs. Eva Kunze and
Mr. Ralph Wasmer Sunday evening.
Bud Chaffee, who has been em
ployed near the coast for the last
several months, returned home a
few days ago.
Earl Cramer is employed on a
sheep ranch on Rock creek.
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Barlow of
Heppner spent Sunday afternoon
here visiting his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. F. Barlow and other rela
tives. A bridal shower will be held at
Macombers on Friday, Feb. 7, for
Mrs. George McNabb, nee Janet
Gorham. Everyone is cordially in
vited. Mrs. Z. J. Gillespie and Mrs. Jim
Howell made a business trip to
Mrs. Merle Anderson spent Mon
day with her mother, Mrs. S. C.
Russell. Mrs. Anderson is living in
Mr. and Mrs. Almon Giese spent
Wednesday and Thursday of last
week in Wallowa, where they plan
to move in the near future.
Basil Cramer and Glenn Hadley
left Tuesday for Seattle to seek em
ployment in the shipyards there.
club leader. Miss Vern McDaniel
gave a talk about her trip, that Was
The Hardman postoffice will
change hands soon. The postoffice
department in Washington, D. C,
appointed Irl Clary of Heppner as
acting postmaster, last Saturday.
Mrs. Delsie Reed has been postmis
tress as she was assistant to her
, father, the late B. H. Bleakman who
held the position at time of death.
The postoffice has been at the pre
sent location some 51 years. Mrs.
E. E. Bleakman was postmistress 35
years, Mrs. George Chapin three
years and B. H. Bleakman 13 years
and 3 months. Before the Bleak
mans, Charley Spencer had the
postoffice in the same building a
year or so more. The exact time
is not known. Where the postoffice
will be moved is not known at this
Jack DeVore came to Hardman
Monday and deeded Sam McDaniel,
Sr., his property.
Forest Adams went to Pendleton
Thursday to seek medical attention.
Mr. and Mrs. Al Lovgren and son
visited the Owen Leathers' Satur
day afternoon. Al is going on
crutches. He cut his foot while
felling timber for Bill Greener. It
will probably be some time before
he can return to his work, since it
required several stitches to close the
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bleakman
and George McDonald from Hepp
ner visited Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Mc
Donald Saturday afternoon and
Mrs. Buel Harshman of Eightmile
visited Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Mc
Daniel Sunday. Mrs. Harshman and
Mrs. McDaniel went to Pendleton
on business Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Max Buschke and
family and Mr. and Mrs. Walter
Becket and son visited the Claud
Buschke's in the mountains Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Carey Hastings and
girls were overnight guests at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Victor John
son in Heppner Saturday night.
Donald and Creston Robinson,
Buddy Batty, John McRoberts, Hen
ry Knighten, Oren and Delvin Mc
Daniel all visited in Hardman Sun
Mr. and Mrs. James Brannon and
children of Heppner and Leslie
Brannon of Prineville visited at the
Marvin Brannon home here, Sun
day. Mrs. Harold Stevens and Alta
Stevens were hosts for a kitchen
shower Thursday honoring Mrs.
Clarence Schoenberger, nee Edna
Stevens. She was the recipient of
many lovely and useful gifts, from
the Mesdames Harlan Adams, Ray
mond Reed, Floyd Adams, Jim
Hams, Buck Adams, Blaine Chapel,
Chas. McDaniel, Les Robinson, Ow
en Leathers, Carl Leathers, A. W.
Gemmell of Heppner, Ted Burnside.
Refreshments were served.
Miss Lurline Sparks, Miss Lois
Hewitt and Miss Ruth Eversole went
to Heppner Saturday to attend the
4-H club program.
Rev. Mr. Ely returned from Wal
la Walla Sunday, where Mrs. Ely
is staying to receive medical aid.
Miss Lucille Vale, county nurse,
was in Hardman at the school and
j Lexington Loses to
I By MARGARET SCOTT
' Mr. and Mrs. Harry Dinges motor
ed to Moro Sunday taking their
granddaughter Ruthann that far on
her way home to Madras.
Erma Scott returned to her home
here Saturday evening from The
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hunt and
children Edith Edwards and George
Tucker were visitors in Hermiston
and Stanfield Sunday.-
Mrs. Buel Harshman and Mrs.
Dallas McDaniel of Hardman spent
several days this week with their
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Way.
Kenneth Warner of Portland spent
a few days this week visiting his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl War-j
Faye Rauch was a houseguest of
Jerrine Edwards Tuesday night.
A. M. Edwards spent Saturday at
home from Boardman where he is
Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Jones of Ath
ena spent Wednesday and Thursday
at the Ted McMillan home.
Ira Lewis is ill in the Heppner
Kenneth Jackson spent the week
end home from his school in Port
land. The local high school basketball
team met defeat twice last week.
Tuesday evening they journeyed to
Umatilla where they were defeated
by a score of 29-14. ' Elden Padberg
injured his knee in this game so
will be unable to play for the re
mainder of the year. Thursday eve
ning they went to Irrigon where
they were again defeated by a score
Mrs. Erma Johnston and son Jim-
WILLOWS GRANGE NEWS
President's Ball at lone
By MARY LUNDELL
The Resident's ball sponsored by
the lonff Morgan, Cecil communi
ties and Willows grange was well
attended and a financial success. Ev
eryone had a good time. Music was
furnished by the Men About Town
over the week end.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Phillips and
daughters of Arlington spent Sun
day at the Kenneth Marshall home.
The old Breeding house is being
Week-end visitors here from
Stanfield were Mr. and Mrs. Merritt
Gray and Mrs. Gene Gray.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Whillock and
daughter spent Sunday in Spray.
Henry Rauch, Sr., is a patient in
the veterans hospital in Walla Walla.
Sunday guests at the Nettie Davis
home were Mrs. Gene Gray, Mr.
and Mrs. Laurel Ruhl and sons, and
Vester Thornburg is working at
the Harvey Miller ranch.
A cabaret including stage show,
floor show, dancing, music will be
given Friday, Feb. 7, at 8 o'clock by
the Three Link club of Lexington.
Supper will be served at tables
during the evening for a small
charge. A whole evening of fun
and laughter for 15 cents.
Suzanne Buchanan is working at
the Ralph Phillips home in Arling
ton. Mrs. Foos entertained the Study
club at her home last Monday eve
ning. Mr. and Mrs. Bo Dickinson, Mrs.
Don Merkling, and Mrs. Ed War
ner of Pine Grove visited relatives
here last Sunday.
orchestra. This orchestra will play
for the grange dance scheduled for
Last Sunday about twenty officers
and committee members enjoyed a
pot luck dinner ' at the hall. The
conference in the afternoon was the
best ever held by Willows grange
and resulted in a program of work
favoring more entertainment fea
tures and the committee activities,
better attendance , and worthwhile
The "8-9-10" plan was suggested
as workable meeting called to or
der at 8 p. m., the lecture hour, or
program, at 9, with grange closing
at 10 o'clock. This will permit those
so desiring to leave at an early
hour or all may enjoy old time
dancing, drills or other recreation
for a couple of hours after the meet
ing has closed.
On Saturday night a social hour
will follow the regular session, ra
ther than the usual program. Com
mittee in charge of entertainment
is Geneva Palmer, Marjorie Gordon
and Marjorie Baker. Members will
bring sandwiches for lunch, also
invite a guest for the evening. Dur
ing the business, non-members will
be entertained with cards.
Several names have been submit
ted for membership by initiation.
Degree work will feature early
Keep in mind the dance slated for
Feb. 8, and join us for a good time.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wilcox of
my, br., ot Portland visited here Hermiston spent Sunday here.
TRAVEL BY BUS
Daily Except Sunday
Leave Heppner 10 a. m., making
direct connection each way to
Spokane, Pendleton, Walla Walla,
Salt, Lake, Portland, Bend and
southern points. Reduced one
way fare. HEPPNER-PENDLE-TON
STAGES. Hotel Heppner.
41-4 mo. p.
PINE CITY NEWS
MISS WILSON PLEDGED
University of Oregon, Eugene,
January 30. Shirley Wilson, Hepp
ner, has been pledged to Pi Beta Phi
sorority at the University of Ore
gon. Miss Wilson, a graduate of
Heppner high school, is a freshman
majoring in business administration
at the university. She is the daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. David Wilson.
CALL FOR WARRANTS
Outstanding warrants of School
District No. 25, Morrow County, Or
egon, numbered 22 to 59 inclusive,
will be paid on presentation to the
district clerk. Interest on said war
rants ceases January 31, 1941.
FLOSSIE COATS, Clerk,
School Dist. No. 25,
The quilting club ladies met
Thursday with Bernice Wattenburg
er instead of Lila Myers, as Mrs.
Myers and daughter are ill. The
next meeting will be in two weeks
at the club house.
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. McGreer re
turned Friday from Spokane. Mr.
McGreer attended the woolgrowers
meeting while there.
Mr. and Mrs. Russel Moore were
Pendleton callers Monday. j
Word was received Sunday of the
death of Percy Hughes of Lena in
Portland on Saturday evening. The
children were called about 2 o'clock,
but he passed away before they
reached the city. Funeral services
were held in Heppner at 10:30 o'
clock Tuesday morning.' Many from
Butter creek attended.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Middleton of
Echo called Sunday on Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Orrin Clapp of Pen
dleton called Sunday at the A. E.
Jim Myers of Hermiston called
on the creek Monday.
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